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Contempo Choral Festival Open to All Non-Traditional Choirs

The Alabama Chapter of ACDA is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Contempo Choral Festival (formerly Alabama State Show Choir & Jazz Choir Festival). The festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, January 11-12, 2019 at Vestavia Hills High School. The event is open to traditional and non-traditional ensembles of all grade levels, ages, genres, sizes, and levels of experience. This includes elementary, middle, high school, and collegiate show choirs, jazz choirs, pop a cappella groups, and more! Three judges will adjudicate each choir based on their performance (not compared to other choirs). Each choir will receive a plaque with their festival rating on it, as well as the adjudicators’ scores and comments.

This is an adjudicated event open to any middle school or high school show or jazz choir in the state of Alabama. Choirs participating may use live or taped accompaniment. Each choir will have a maximum 25 minutes to set-up, perform, and clear the stage. Registration is $275 per choir. Mail completed application form by November 1, 2018. Checks should be made payable to ACDA and mailed to the following address:

Vestavia Hills High School
c/o Megan Rudolph
2235 Lime Rock Road
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

Adult (13-UP): $10.00
Child (5-12): $5.00
Toddler (4-UNDER): Free

We will accept cash and card at both the admission table and in concessions.

Contempo Choral

  • When:Jan. 11-12, 2019
  • Where:Vestavia Hills, AL
  • Who:All Choirs
  • How:Email Us

  • The 2019 Contempo Choral Festival schedule is full. Please Email Us to have your group added to the wait list.

Registration Form


  • Mrs. Mary Smith
    Summer Show Offs Director
  • Dr. Phillip Stockton
    Mississippi Univ. for Women
  • Dr. Trey Jacobs
    Nashville School of The Arts
  • Dr. Dale Farmer
    Auburn University